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Watch how this firefighter is doing awesome work with Google Glass

Google's latest addition to its Explorer Story's is this, the tale of firefighter Patrick Jackson from North Carolina. Patrick is also a Google Glass Explorer, and he's taken to developing for it, with an eye to helping out his fellow firefighters out in the field.  Check it out. It's a long way...
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From the Editor's Desk: Google Glass is distracting us from bigger dangers in the car

We could talk for days and days about Google Glass and whether it's distracting while driving. And we will continue to talk about it. It doesn't matter that Glass still costs $1,500 and that so few people have it — we're Exploring, remember? Pardon the pun, but we're supposed to be experiencing...
Cecilia Abadie

Legality of using Google Glass while driving still murky, even after woman avoids ticket

Getting out of a ticket on a technicality doesn't do much to solve the larger legislative issues Cecilia Abadie, the 44-year-old California woman who gained a bit of notoriety after she received a traffic ticket last year for wearing Google Glass as she was stopped for speeding, has had her day...
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Google Glass prescription frames and lenses now available from Wetley

Stainless steel frames available stand-alone, or with prescription lenses The first prescription lens solution for Google Glass has been released, and Wetley's GGRX frames are now available for ordering.  Wetley offers a snap-in solution that requires no modification of your pricey Google Glass...
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Google Play Music All Access subscribers invited to purchase Google Glass

If you're a Google Play Music All Access subscriber who's wanted Google Glass but for whatever reason hasn't been able to score an invite, check your inbox. Emails are going out this morning seeking those with Google's music subscription service who want the $1,500 wearable. Writes Google: Your...
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New Glassware now live on MyGlass

New applications to bring information to your eyeballs  The Google Glass updates didn't end with the XE12 OTA and the MyGlass app for iOS. Today Google has dropped a few more new apps into the MyGlass suite of apps.  For those who don't keep up on things Glass, MyGlass Glassware is the official...
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Google Glass updated to XE12, brings a wink camera, proper Hangouts support and iOS compatibility

As Glass matures, better app support and cross-platform functionality is added Heads up for Glass Explorers, the December update — XE12 — for Google Glass is now available.  New this month is a long list of tweaks and features. You can find all the details at the source link, but we'll go over...
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My Glass app for iOS 7 appears on Apple's appstore, quickly pulled

Now you see it, now you don't Google realizes that Glass Explorers come in all shapes and sizes — even the shape and size of an iPhone user. Today they have released the My Glass companion application for Google Glass to Apple's appstore, at least for a little while.  The application is very...
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Glass Hunt brings Duck Hunt-style shooting to Google Glass

"What are you doing," my wife asked me. Not an uncommon question around here, especially if I've got Google Glass on. The answers usually aren't all that common, either, and today's got her good. "I'm shooting footballs. Or potatoes. Or something. Definitely not ducks." I was playing Glass Hunt, a...
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Use the Holiday Vignettes Glassware to send holiday greetings

Spread a little holiday cheer with Google Glass Holiday Vignettes is a simple little piece of Glassware that makes quite the impact. It's a set of overlays (six in total) you can pin to your Glass screen. When you take a picture and create a vignette while one is pinned, you have an instant and...
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Google Glass as a music player: Sounds pretty good, but it's also tough on battery

Google Glass actually is a decent little music player. OK, insofar as $1,500 face-mounted wearables go. The official Google Play Music Glassware app was made available on Dec. 2, along with $85 stereo earbuds that plug into Glass' USB port.  Do the math, and that's damned near $1,600 to do what...
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Google Play Music now officially in Glassware

App available for installation, and new $85 set of earbuds are ready to go with A few weeks back we first saw Google play Music running on Google Glass, and today it all gets made official. Glass users can go to their MyGlass page, or open their Android app, and you'll find Google Play Music...
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More Google Glass Explorer invites going out today

Google is celebrating the release of the GDK by inviting more Explorers If you've signed up for more information and a chance to purchase a pair of Google Glass, you might want to peek into your inbox. We've just received several invitations here at the Mobile Nations offices to purchase Glass...
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Read this: Esquire's 'What you're not supposed to do' with Google Glass

A fun read on Google Glass is in Esquire magazine's December issue. A.J. Jacobs pens "Google Glass: What you're not supposed to do." And, no, he's (thankfully) not talking about Scoble-esque shower pics. Instead, it's more like ... How easy is it to cheat at poker? Will you go crazy trying...
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Google Glass Mirror API now open to all developers

More developers can start making Glassware Although we're closing in on an official launch of the Glass Development KIt, Google has just opened up the Mirror API for all developers to make apps with. Far less versatile than the upcoming GDK, the Mirror API is a limited tool that lets developers...
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Get Android Central stories in Google Glass with IFTTT!

OK, Glassholes. (That should really be a trigger phrase, right?) Along with all the new Glassware announced today comes support for IFTTT. And that means we can quick-and-dirty just about anything we want directly into Google Glass. And that means we now have Android Central stories shooting...
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Google gives an early look at the Glass Development Kit, shows off new apps

Developers will have deeper access to Glass hardware, offline services and new app components Google is taking a big step towards increasing third-party app development for Google Glass with a sneak peek at the upcoming Glass Development Kit, or GDK. Developers wanting to make apps and services...
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Google Glass Explorer Program opens sign-ups to anyone interested

Google also confirms Google Play Music for Glass and stereo earbuds Google has published a new page related to its Glass Explorer Program that lets anyone sign up for a chance to get the latest in wearable technology. Building on the recent expansion that let first-round Explorers invite three...
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Google Glass officially adding music in 'the next two weeks,' stereo earbuds available soon

Official video shows proper stereo earbuds plugged into USB port Along with the XE11 update that came to Google Glass late last week came the realization that Google Play Music can be properly sideloaded and installed on the $1,500 wearable. It ties into Glass as you'd expect — with full voice...
Google Glass XE11 update

Google Glass gets XE11 update, adds new directions, calendar search, setup and screencasting shortcut

A quick heads up for you folks (OK, you few folks) out there sporting Google Glass. The November update — XE11 — is now available. New this month is the ability to designate home and work locations on Glass — just like you can in Google Maps, the easier to find your way home or to work. (And, more...

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